Head to Hendricks County for Free Community Summer Concerts

This summer, some of the best parks in Hendricks County will be offering free family entertainment through several concert series. Enjoy some live music while taking advantage of awesome park amenities. Outdoor concerts are always an excellent opportunity to take the family to savor summer nights under the stars. Make sure you plan to arrive early as space is limited and don’t forget a picnic or snacks!

While all of our information is accurate at the time of publishing, we always recommend verifying event times and locations via the relevant venue’s website or social media before you go. Inclement weather or other factors may affect schedules even at the last minute.

Free Outdoor Concerts in Avon

Summer Concert Series

Murphy Aquatic Park, 753 S County Road 625 E, Avon

Concert is from 7 to 9pm on June 7th and 8 to 10 pm on June 30th

Murphy Aquatic Park is hosting its second annual FREE Summer Concert series this summer. The first show on June 7 will feature Parrots of the Caribbean, a Jimmy Buffet cover band. Guests are encouraged to wear “Jimmy Buffet attire” to get in the festive spirit. The June 30 concert brings Justin & Co. to the stage, and there will be fireworks after the show.

Gates for the concerts open one hour prior to the start of the concert and guests are encouraged to arrive early to secure a spot as space and provided chairs are limited. Guests may also bring their own chairs and will have free access to the waterpark and pool throughout the night. No outside food and drinks will be allowed, but concessions will be available for purchase at the Compass Café and adult beverages will be served by Hoppy Vines.

Amphitheater Series

Washington Township Park Amphitheater, ​115 S. County Road 575, Avon

Concert is from 7-9 pm on August 23.

Enjoy the live music of the Elizabeth Lee Band at the Washington Park Amphitheater. Bring blankets and chairs to sit on the lawn and plan to purchase refreshments from the variety of food trucks on-site. The free concerts are for all ages. The amphitheater is located at the lower end of the park by the event building and fishing pond. This area also features a covered pavilion with picnic tables and bathrooms, a splash pad, and a playground.

Free Outdoor Concerts in Brownsburg

Summer Soundtracks

Arbuckle Acres Park, 200 N Green St, Brownsburg

Concerts are from 6-8 pm on May 31 and August 17.

Music at the Market

Town Hall Green, 61 N Green St, Brownsburg

Concerts are from 5-7 pm on June 27, July 25, and August 29.

The Town of Brownsburg Parks’ “Summer Soundtracks” free concert series for 2024 includes two concerts at Arbuckle Acres Park. Bluewater Kings Band will perform on May 31, and you can see John King on August 17. Arbuckle Acres Park offers plenty of parking, a playground, and a large open space to set up chairs and blankets for lawn seating. There will also be lawn games and food and drink vendors.

Three other concerts will be at the Brownsburg Town Hall Green during their weekly Farmer’s Market as part of Music at the Market. Those concerts include The Strays on June 27, Brad McCord on July 25, and Nate Wolfe on August 29. Enjoy these concerts while you shop at the farmer’s market. Families are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to the concerts to enjoy the live entertainment.

Free Outdoor Concerts in Danville

Evenings in Danville

Ellis Park Amphitheater, 600 E Main St, Danville

Concerts start at 7 pm on June 21, July 19, and August 16.

The Historic Danville Square, Danville

Concerts start at 7 pm on May 31 and July 6

Enjoy free concerts in Danville throughout the summer at Ellis Park and downtown Danville on the Square. Evenings in Danville’s free concert series at the Ellis Park Amphitheater will include Petty Kings a Tom Petty Tribute on June 21, The Victims of Love Eagles Tribute on July 19 and Wanted a Bon Jovi Tribute on August 16. Ellis Park. Food and beverage vendors will be on-site offering refreshments, beer, and wine for purchase. Ellis Park also has a fun playground for children. The Gill Family Aquatic Center is right by the park — conveniently located if your family wants to visit before the concert.

New for the 2024 Summer there will be 2 concerts on the historic Danville Square.  On May 31st, enjoy More Than a Feeling a Boston and American Foreigner Tribute and The Pretender a Foo Fighters tribute on July 6th.  The historic Danville square features boutique shops, restaurants, an ice cream parlor, a cookie cafe, a retro movie theater and the famous Mayberry Cafe.

Free Outdoor Concerts in Plainfield

Hummel Park Summer Concert Series

Hummel Park, 1500 S. Center St., Plainfield

Concerts start at 7 pm on June 1, July 4, July 27, August 24 and September 7.

Hummel Park will be hosting a Summer Concert Series at their Performing Arts Center on several Saturdays throughout the summer. These concerts offer free fun for the whole family and will also feature food vendors. Join the fun on June 1st to hear Cornfield Mafia, a country band. On July 4th enjoy Big Rosco & the Hammers performing hits from the 80s through today during Hummel Park’s 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Extravaganza. On July 27, enjoy Big Caddy Daddy and on August 24 enjoy No Fences, a tribute band performing the country music of Garth Brooks.  To wrap up the concert series on September 7th, enjoy local band Twisted Gold as they play their favorite hits of the 1960s.

There is a large grass field with space for seating up to 1,500 people, so bring chairs and blankets. The Hummel Park Amphitheater is located on the side of the park that can be accessed by crossing the bridge by the basketball courts or from Sugar Grove Road. There is plenty of parking. Hummel Park offers a restroom facility by the performing arts center, two separate playgrounds, sports courts, walking trails, creek stomping, and a splash pad.

Plainfield Chamber Farmer’s Markets Live Music

Friends Church Lawn, 105 S East St., Plainfield 

Concert starts at 4pm on Wednesdays beginning June 5 through September 11. 

Enjoy live music at the Plainfield Chamber’s Farmer Market on the Plainfield Friends Church’s lawn on the corner of US 40 and SR 267 N on Wednesdays from June 5 through September 11, 4 to 7pm.

Music on Main

Friends Church Lawn, 105 S East St., Plainfield 

Concert starts at 6pm on June 14.

Downtown Main Street in Plainfield will be having a summer music festival on June 14 at the Friends Church Lawn.  Gates open at 5pm with the concert starting at 6pm. Food Trucks will be available onsite. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy an evening of live music from Beautiful Ammunition, Rural Soul, and JC Clements Band.

There’s so much happening in Hendrick’s County, you’ll want to head west of Indy with your family every chance you get. Add these free family-friendly concerts to your calendar and get ready to make some classic summer memories.

Want to grab food before a Hendrick’s County concert? Check our guide to local restaurants.

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